Early Christian Writings (Patristics) (88)
A unique presentation of the life and work of St. John, including a translation of his Fountain Head of Knowledge as well as his treatise against iconoclasm. Gives insight into the transformation of the former Byzantine territories of the middle east after the seventh century Arab conquest.
Price: € 40.82 £ 28.75 $ 43.38
St Maximus the Confessor is one of the giants of Christian theology. His doctrine of two wills gave the final shape to ancient Christology and was ratified by the Sixth Ecumenical Council in AD 681. This study throws new light upon one of the most interesting periods of historical and systematic theology.
Price: € 122.46 £ 86.25 $ 130.13
The goal of the Christian life according to the Orthodox Tradition is the reception by the believer of the grace of the Holy Spirit. This book sets out to explain how this goal can be realised through the transformation of human desire for temporal things,to an ardent longing for God.
Price: € 23.81 £ 16.77 $ 25.30
A succinct introduction to the life and theology of this great fourteenth century Christian writer. St. Gregory upheld the teaching that man can know God and not only know about Him. His teaching is presented here in a systematical fashion and addresses itself to a wide audience.
Price: € 26.11 £ 18.39 $ 27.74
This new translation of three classic early Christian texts is both readable and accurate. With its helpful introductions and notes it should appeal to a wide readership ranging from any one seeking to deepen their prayer life to a more academic audience.
Price: € 21.21 £ 14.94 $ 22.54
Examines the way in which the two Ante-Nicene Fathers understood what it means to be human and offers a fascinating glimpse of alternative approaches to asceticism, in the days before monasticism became the dominant expression of this form of piety.
Price: € 140.42 £ 98.90 $ 149.21